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The Political Advantage of Islamophobia

Saad Omar Khan

The imagery in Donald Trump’s latest campaign commercial speaks for itself: a horde of people at an airport passport control line dissolving into a picture of armed terrorists in balaclavas, overlaid with the words “Temporary Ban on Muslims Entering U.S.” in bold, block letters. 1,216 more words

Public Policy

Why the West’s Syrian refugee crisis is unresolvable

Saad Omar Khan

In the early morning of September 2, 2015, Alan Kurdi—a three-year old Syrian Kurd—boarded a flimsy inflatable raft with his parents and brother on a voyage from Turkey to the Greek island of Kos. 1,136 more words

Immigration, Integration & Citizenship

Water Distribution in the West Bank: A System Frozen in Time

Naama Baumgarten-Sharon

On February 12, 2014, European Parliament President Martin Schultz addressed the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), quoting a claim that the average Israeli used four times more water than the average Palestinian in the West Bank. 1,010 more words

Public Policy

Video Review on Emirates Airline (SIN-MEL-SIN flight)

Video of Emirates (EK), showing what one can expect on board EK fantastic in-flight entertainment and interior cabin design.

Travel Tips

GAZA CITY: ' Israeli Military Say's in UN-Confirmed Reports Three Rockets Have broken the Temporary Cease-Fire '

#AceBreakingNews – GAZA CITY – JERUSALEM – The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip, breaking a temporary cease-fire amid negotiations over the war between Israel and Hamas AP reported. 75 more words


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Practical challenges of doing business in the Middle East - Focus on customs

For many of us, our only experience of customs is a personal one. We hurry past them in the airport, furtively averting our gaze, and hoping that they will not pick on us. 565 more words